The Candidate Experience Journey: Enhancing Six Key Touchpoints

In today’s highly competitive talent market, an organization’s ability to attract high-quality candidates is a significant business advantage—making improving candidate experience a priority for talent acquisition (TA) teams. Our most recently published High-Impact Talent Acquisition research found that a personalized talent journey was essential for applicants, with 76 percent of high-performing TA functions reporting that […]

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No Longer Just an Afterthought: High-Performing Talent Acquisition Teams Influence Organizational Profitability

I’m excited to announce that we just published Bersin’s latest High-Impact Talent Acquisition (HITA) study, with 1,220 global participants. This study is only our second industry study for talent acquisition—and, yes, the world has changed since our last industry study published in September 2014. We found that talent acquisition (TA) can contribute meaningfully to an […]

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Prediction 11: Talent acquisition will tap the power of internal mobility.

Last February, Gallup reported that 51 percent of U.S. employees were searching for new jobs or watching new job openings.[1] That same month, U.S. employers were trying to fill 5.7 million job openings.[2] Talk about a chocolate-and-peanut-butter moment: Companies have lots of new jobs, and lots of their employees want new jobs. It’s a tailor-made […]

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A Look Ahead at Talent Acquisition 2016 / 2017: Navigating a Complex Function & an Explosive Technology Landscape

Not worried about finding employees? Maybe you should be—68 percent of 3,314 HR leaders surveyed are struggling to recruit full-time employees across all industries in the United States.[1] In addition, 72 percent of global CEOs are concerned about the availability of employees with key skills, especially since 48 percent are planning to increase headcount in […]

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Six Pivotal Actions for the CHRO as Employee Engagement Architect

While some leaders are aware that employee engagement is a strategic differentiator for business success, many organizations have struggled to respond to the dramatic expansion of engagement measurement options now available and the increased need for timely responses to engagement concerns. We believe that an employee engagement strategy guides organizations through the maze of measurement […]

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Employee Engagement: Start with a Strategy & Measure What Matters

I’m excited to announce that we are publishing a new Bersin blueprint (collection of reports, tools, and case studies) focused on designing and implementing an employee engagement strategy. In doing the research, talking to practitioners, and creating these reports and tools, many important insights emerged. But one of the most essential points was the importance […]

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